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2021 Apr 22

J Paediatr Child Health

Is peripartum maternal fever alone a reliable predictor of neonatal sepsis? A single-centre, retrospective cohort study.


Gupta S, Forbes-Coe A, Rudd D, Kandasamy Y
J Paediatr Child Health. 2021 Apr 22.
PMID: 33887791.


To determine the incidence rate of early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS) among term neonates (gestation greater than 37 weeks) admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit for suspected sepsis and the association of EONS with maternal fever (temperature greater than 38°C).